Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0085

Category: Pipe

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Wood, lead, copper and sinew

Description: Extremely old Eskimo/Inuit pipe with lead and copper bowl lashed to wooden stem.

Dimensions: Length 5.25 inches;


The note on this old pipe indicates that it was brought back to England by John Franklin from one of his early explorations in the far North. The note appears to be authentic in all respects.


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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